May 2020 Vol. 4

CCN – The Latest Updates, News and Alerts on Combustible Cladding (Breaking News)
Stay in Touch with the Cladding Industry While Social Distancing

NEWSMAKERS: * CladdingTest * CSV * ExcelPlas  * NSW Govt * QLD Safer Buildings   *UAE fire * VBA

NSW Building Inquiry Targets Cladding in Final Report (Breaking News)
https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-building-inquiry-targets-cladding-in-final-report

NSW Parliament Releases Final Report on Managing the Cladding Crisis (BREAKING NEWS)
https://picagroup.com.au/nsw-parliament-report-on-defects-crisis/

New Initiative to Educate Buyers on Apartments Defects Such as Combustible Cladding (BREAKING NEWS)
https://www.apimagazine.com.au/news/article/new-initiative-to-educate-buyers-on-apartments-defects/

Sharjah fire: Cigarette Blamed as Flammable Cladding to be Stripped off 150 Buildings (Breaking News)
https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/sharjah-fire-cigarette-blamed-as-flammable-cladding-to-be-stripped-off-150-buildings-1.1017288

NSW Upper House Report Slams Government on Cladding, Defects and Reforms (Breaking News)
https://www.flat-chat.com.au/report-slams-government/

NSW Parliamentary Inquiry Says that the State Government Should Pay for Replacement of Flammable Cladding on Buildings (Breaking News)
http://petermerity.weebly.com/

Shocking Photos Show Aftermath of UAE Cladding Fire
https://www.gulf-insider.com/sharjahs-fire-hit-building-was-fitted-with-banned-cladding/

Flammability Trends for a Comprehensive Array of Cladding Materials (Fire Safety Journal)
http://cloud.excelplas.com/s/MU9yU8qCtsoX1sw#pdfviewer

Most Likely Cause of Sharjah Fire Revealed, Cladding for up to 150 Buildings to be Changed
https://gulfbusiness.com/most-likely-cause-of-sharjah-fire-revealed-cladding-for-up-to-150-buildings-to-be-changed/

Rapid Testing on Aluminium Cladding to Check Flammability Potential and Composition
NATA Accredited Lab. Quick Turnaround. Reliable Service. 25 Years in Business. Site Inspection And Sample Extraction, ExcelPlas Sample NATA Testing
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) Seeking Legal Team Member
https://careers.vic.gov.au/job/paralegal-457773-returnur-https://careers.vic.gov.au/jobs-3fpage-&pageSize-100&sortBy-published-date&in-site=Indeed

Insurance Journal – High-Rise Building Catches Fire in United Arab Emirates
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2020/05/07/567753.htm

Cladding Flammability, Sampling and Analysis – CLADDINGTEST LABS
Sampling and Testing of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP) or cladding materials for flammability, composition, toxicity and flammability potential.
Fastest Timeframes in the Industry: CLADDINGTEST takes as little as 2-5 business days from job initiation to handing over your final report.
In an industry where the usual turnaround is 2 weeks onwards, CladdingTest’s fully-equipped in-house laboratory and operational flexibility enable us to shorten our reporting timeframes allowing you to meet your cladding risk assessment deadlines early.
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Roscon is a specialist provider of property reporting and facilities management services to business in the Owners Corporation and Insurance industries
As expert consultants, Roscon can devise a solution to address any non-compliant claddings. These solutions may be far more cost effective than replacing the entire building facade.
https://www.roscon.com.au/cladding_facade_audits

Australian Essential Services Group are independent auditors and fire safety specialists operating nationwide
AESG’s Combustible Cladding reports assist owners in establishing the risk profile and coverage of combustible materials, as well as providing guidance and recommendations to de-risk their building. AESG offer a range of reports to assist with insurance enquires, Council or VBA  Notices/Orders and pro-active investigations.
https://www.aesg.com.au/Services/Combustible-Cladding-Reports.aspx

Cladding Compliance Australia | Combustible Cladding Solutions‎
Combustible Cladding Inspection, Testing and Rectification. QLD & NSW Cladding Checklists. Members of the Fire Protection Association Australia. 30+ Years Of Experience. Request A Quote. Highlights: Providing Customer Services, One Stop Option.
http://www.claddingcompliance.com.au/

 

Step-by-Step Guide For Evaluating the Combustibility Risk of Cladding
https://www.claddingtest.com/

Australian NATA Testing Laboratory Offers Cladding Identification and Testing Services (to determine Combustibility Risk Profile)
http://www.excelplas.com/

This Newsletter is brought to you by ExcelPlas Labs 🔬 Australia’s Largest group of Polymer Building Materials Testing Labs.
http://www.excelplas.com/

Melbourne Testing Lab for Testing of Architectural Cladding Materials and Combustibility Risk
ExcelPlas now performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) and Combustibility Rating (CR) on architectural cladding such as Aluminium Composite Materials ACM, Aluminium Composite Panels ACP, Expanded Polystyrene Panels EPS, Polyisocyanuarate Foam Panels PIC and others.
We have extensive experience with testing of polymers and polymeric building materials.
As a Nationally Accredited Testing Laboratory, our technicians, equipment and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance assuring that you can count on quality results every time. 
https://www.claddingtest.com/

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